Hi. I'mPARIMITAand welcome to my world of travel and my experiences during my travel....in shortWelcome to my Blog "My Travels,My Experiences".Do you know that travelling or going for a vacation is one of the biggest stress reliever activity? So in this online journal of mine,you can walk with me and become a traveller along with me as I share my experiences, stories,places of interest, tips, photos,hotels,restaurants and many more facts about a place. Here I share my travel experiences of the past and present. So read for the JOYRIDE!
I think it is important to open your eyes and really see your surroundings, much as you do when you see a new city,town or country for the first time. So apart from writing about places I travel, I will be sharing information, my experiences,places to visit in Kuwait,in general life in Kuwait,shopping bargains, cultural events and happenings,sightseeing tours,restaurants,shops,shopping malls,theater and music evenings.....everything and anything on KUWAIT.
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Falcon Beauty Contest,Q8
KUWAIT: Five winners were crowned yesterday at a falcon beauty contest featuring breeders from Kuwait and Gulf Cooperation Council(GCC) countries. The event was held as part of the ongoing Popular Heritage Festival.
Sheikh Dhari Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, Head of the Festival’s Supreme Committees, announced Mohammad Al-Flasi from the United Arab Emirates as the first place winner, followed by Nasser Al-Azmi from Kuwait, Abdullah Al-Dousari from Kuwait, Sultan Al-Athbi from Qatar and Mohammad Al-Bueneen from Saudi Arabia.
Multiple cultural activities from the Gulf region, including camel beauty contests, are held during the Festival organized between March 1 to 24. Sheikh Sabah Fahad Al-Nasser Al-Sabah, Head of the organizing committee, announced that successful competitions were held in categories divided along 30-camel herd, 50-camel herd and individual lines, featuring strong participation of camel breeders from the GCC region. Each category was further divided into subdivisions based on camels’ color.
On Saturday, a 400 meter falcon race competition was held in which 60 falcon breeders from Kuwait took part. Fahad Al-Ajmi was announced winner of the tournament after his falcon finished first within a record time of 21.9 seconds. Saud Al-Ajmi’s falcon was second place winner, following closely at 22.3 seconds.
The festival’s fishing tournament also began on Saturday at the Fishermen’s Diwaniya in Al-Fintas, with participants also allowed to contest from Al-Samiya and Al-Wuttiya. Thirty winners will be announced on March 22, with 10 contestants from each diwaniya.
Hi. I'm Parimita Barooah Bora. A onetime lecturer, currently I am a stay-at-home mom. Having done my post graduation in English,Education and Travel and Tourism, I taught for few years until my relocation to Kuwait. I like to share the experiences of my life as a freelance contributor to various newspapers, magazines and websites. My writings have been published in The Assam Tribune, The Sentinel, The Eclectic, The Telegraph, Outlook Traveller, The Hindustan Times, Posoowa, www.assamtimes.org, www.indiansinkuwait.com, www.glimpse.org, www.ndtvtravels.com and www.asiantribune.com
Though an Indian, I am base in Kuwait. It's here my little princess MEHR is born. Now she, duties as a wife, mother, freelance writer and teaching children in the evenings at home keeps me busy.
I belong to ASSAM,a beautiful north-eastern state of INDIA.Assam is known as the land of nature,the land of tea, one horn rhino and where the mighty Brahmaputra flows. For me no other place in the world is naturally so beautiful as my state Assam.
As a kid, dad used to take the family ( mom, bro and two sweet sis) to various tourist destinations. And luckily I have a husband who shares my love for travelling and exploring new places.
Apart from travelling and writing, I love to play my sitar, cook, collect ethnic jewellery, swim and click lot of pictures to capture my experiences and memories.
Hope you find my blog interesting, fascinating and helpful.